written by keith cooper, on may 27th, 2022

what: perseverance mars rover figures out how devils and winds fill the red planet’s skies with dust
when: may 25, 2022
how: perseverance meda’s radiation and dust sensors were able to detect dust clouds raised by dust devils
where: in jezero crater
why: instruments detected on average one dust devil passing over it per day.

interesting fact: for the first time, perseverance has seen dust being lofted into the atmosphere via dust devils.

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